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At Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., we try to learn everything we can about the industries we serve and the risks they may encounter. It’s a commitment that’s embedded in our corporate culture to expanding our expertise, continuing educational development and gathering topical updates to remain ahead of the curve.

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Preventive Controls for Animal Feed Rule Update

After several delays and missed deadlines, and an unprecedented level of public comment and outreach by FDA to industry, several significant rules required by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) are now being finalized and issued. In mid-September 2015, the FDA published the Preventive Controls for Animal Food rule, which provides baseline Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMPs) for producing safe animal food and which take into account the unique aspects of the animal feed industry, providing flexibility for the diversity of facilities in this space. The rule also requires such animal feed facilities to implement a written food safety system.

Tag(s): Food & Agribusiness;

The Advantage of Good Governance

In this article, published by Boston College's The Corporate Citizen magazine, Gallagher's Corporate Vice President of Ethics and Sustainability Tom Tropp discusses Gallagher's commitment to ethics and transparency. Read the article in the Fall 2015 issue of BC CCC The Corporate Citizen magazine.

Risk Management Safety - Great Supervisor is a Good Problem Solver and a Team Builder

You may have heard it said that “if this job was easy, everyone would be doing it.” It’s true. In reality, supervision, management, leadership and other roles defined by the ability to produce desired results through the efforts of others is genuinely difficult. The great supervisors, the ones described in our research, thrive in complex and challenging environments and are often described by those they have influenced over their careers as good problem solvers and good team builders.

Tag(s): Loss Control;

Corporate Equity Award Amnesia: Acknowledging Past Performance in Equity Award Grant Sizing

The demand for linking corporate pay to performance has been growing over the past 15 years, at least. This article outlines a straight-forward way to consider stock price performance in the sizing of annual equity-based incentive awards (“Dynamic Award Methodology”) thereby improving plan share reserve levels, burn rates, disclosure optics and pay for performance comparisons

Tag(s): Human Resources & Compensation; Executive Benefits; Executive Compensation;

Institutional Investment & Fiduciary Services - September 21 - Weekly Market Update

The much-awaited Fed meeting finally happened last week… and rates were left unchanged. So queue up another month of speculation leading up to the FOMC October meeting. More important than the decision are the data points driving the Fed: labor remains the strong point, GDP growth and inflation expectations were again revised lower. Will the Fed delay again in October if markets remain volatile, or was that just the headline quote that masked the real concerns of slowing growth?

Tag(s): Institutional Investment & Fiduciary Services;

Advisor - New Rules Require More Disclosure of Executive Compensation

This summer, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted final rules requiring public companies (other than emerging-growth companies, smaller reporting companies and foreign private issuers) to disclose the ratio of the compensation of its Chief Executive Officer to the median compensation of its employees (CEO Pay Ratio). The new rules were mandated under Section 953(a) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Like many of the Dodd-Frank rules, they were long in coming, passed 3 to 2 and accompanied by hyperbolic press coverage.

Tag(s): Management Liability;